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ECG holds Town Hall meeting in Prestea

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) in the Western Region, has held a Town Hall meeting with all stakeholders in Prestea, to review the company’s performance in the area over the past two years. In 2015, Prestea and eight adjoining communities – Heman, Bondai, Nsuta, Kpoviaji, Kwameniampa, Obuoho, Brumase and Ayinam, were hooked onto the national grid. A total of …

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GHs 559 NSS increment takes effect in April

The National Service personnel can now heave a sigh of relief as government has finally approved the payment of the GHs 559 as new allowance. The Mahama administration increased the allowance of personnel from GHs 350 to the current amount before it left office but this has not been effected in the past three months. Some of the personnel threatened …

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Another baby missing at KATH

A family in Kumasi has accused the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital of negligence following the vanishing of their baby girl. The baby, according to hospital officials, died after it was delivered last Saturday. The father of the missing baby, Solomon Boakye Ansah, a motor mechanic claims his wife Abigail Opoku was rushed to the hospital in labour on Friday. His …

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NPP’s Delta Force travels to Accra to render apology to President

A group of members of the Kumasi based pro-ruling NPP Vigilate group, Delta Force has officially rendered an unqualified apology to President Nana Akufo Addo for the acts of indiscipline. The group led by its ‘Commander’ Kwadwo Bamba traveled to Accra Thursday to ask the Chairman of the party’s Disciplinary Committee, CK Tedam, Acting General Secretary, John Boadu and National …

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Man, 30, jailed seven years for defiling girl, 12

A Koforidua Circuit Court ‘A’ presided over by Her. Honour, Mrs. Janet Animah Marfoh, has sentenced a 30-year-old man to seven years imprisonment for defiling a 12-year-old pupil in a drinking spot at Jumapo, a suburb of New Juaben municipality of the Eastern region. Prosecutor, Chief Inspector Benard Annor presenting the facts of the case in court said the convict, …

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Akufo-Addo appoints Addison BoG Governor

President Akufo-Addo has appointed a lead regional economist of the African Development Bank Dr. Ernest Addison as the new Governor of the Bank of Ghana. His appointment follows the resignation of Dr. Abdul-Nashiru Issahaku on Wednesday on “personal grounds.” According to a communication from the Presidency, a letter has been dispatched to the Council of State for consultation. Dr. Addison, …

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Two vehicles in flames at Bolga Technical Institute

Fire has razed a 33-seater luxury bus and a truck completely at the Bolgatanga Technical Institute (BOTECH) Thursday afternoon in what eyewitnesses say started off with an unexplained sound of explosion that came from one of the automobiles. Thick black smokes, spiraling skywards like an angry whirlwind from the burning school bus and a truck, attracted students, residents and passersby …

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Bribery scandal: ‘Defiant’ Ayariga apologises

The Member of Parliament for Bawku Central Mahama Ayariga on Thursday issued a defiant apology to the Speaker of Parliament after he was cited for contempt by the ad-hoc committee set up to investigate the bribery allegations he made against members of the appointment committee. His apology came after the committee’s extensive probe into his allegations that Energy Minister, Boakye …

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Dead Body Spends 7yrs In Mortuary Due To Litigation At Abbeyman

The Queen of Abbeyman in the Ga West Municipality of the Greater Accra Region, Naa Dodi Akaibi II, known in private life as Comfort Sakey, has been accused of being responsible for the long delay in burying a departed traditional priest in the area. The dead, Nii Okine Wulomo, the Wulomo of Abbeyman passed on in 2010. But, the queen …

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‘Pastor’ Jailed For Stealing Gold Ring At Atwea Mountains

The Nsuta Circuit Court presided over by her honour, Ms Lydia Osei Marfo has convicted and sentenced a self-acclaimed Pastor for stealing items of two persons who went to pray at a prayer camp at the Atwea Mountains. Nana Kwame Baah Wiredu, the self-acclaimed Pastor pleaded guilty to the charge of stealing items valued GHc 3,000 and an amount of …

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